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♪ this is al jazeera. ♪ hi and welcome to the news hour, i'm in doha, our top stories, syrian children working on the streets when they should be at school. the u.n. is warning of a lost generation. they push through the gates of the army headquarters demanding help to tackle the government. handing over power, pakistan chief makes way for a new man,
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plus. ♪ with walmart today workers say they have nothing to sing about and they are going on strike. ♪ all parents want the best for their children, food, shelter, a good education. but the syrian war is robbing hundreds of thousands of children of their chance to learn, that is according to a new u.n. report. more than half of the 2.2 million registered syrian refugees are children. lebanon has almost 400,000 child refugees and a staggering 80% of them are not at school. jordan has taken almost 300,000 from syria and 56% of them are not at school. even in the country that has given them a new home syrian refugee children are not safe and vulnerable to exploitation and abuse because they have to work to provide for their
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families and missing out on an education and dana reports. >> reporter: she is 11 years old. she escaped the war in syria only to find herself facing a new danger in lebanon. her school is safe but like her many of these refugees also have to work once classes are over. a man in a car with a syrian plate number approached me. he looked scary and he asked to buy some flowers and as i was handing them he grabbed my arm and i went to the super market and he followed and we run away. >> reporter: she no longer works on the streets but her 9-year-old brother mohamed has no choice and her mom is a clearer but it's not enough to survive so every afternoon he sells flowers on the streets of beirut and more and more children are being forced to work. >> as family resources become
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more depleted, children are sent out to work. some in very difficult circumstances and unsafe conditions. >> reporter: you can see the problem in almost every street corner in lebanon, these children live a difficult and dangerous life and vulnerable to exploitation and abuse and many of them are worn down emotionally. >> reporter: they are traumatized from what they saw in syria and scared to reveal their identities even though it has been a year. >> we saw someone kill them in front of us and i saw the way they all died. >> reporter: the images are clear in their minds and social workers say there are many other children who are not getting the help they need. they also face risks here in lebanon. >> they are traumatized from the violence in syria and lebanon and sexual abuse in crowded areas where refugees stay. >> reporter: just by talking to
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these children you realize how the war has impacted their lives. >> translator: people are killing each other and people will take revenge, if one man loses a brother he will later kill the one responsible. >> reporter: at the age of ten he has an adult understanding of his country's strategy. >> translator: i'm disturbed and frustrated and he is among the u.n. calls a generation of innocence who are in danger of becoming lasting casualties of an appalling war, jennifer in beirut. >> reporter: go to our website al jazeera.com for more information on the condition of syrian children in refugee camps and we have a gallery with some striking images from there. and scroll through the pictures that is on al jazeera.com. more than 40 people have been killed in an explosion in libya and the blast happened in the southern part of the country.
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security officials say locals and african immigrants are trying to steal ammunition from the facility at the time of the blast. thousands of antigovernment protesters are rallying outside the headquarters calling for her resignation. they have been met by a barricade of riot police securing the building and protesters are occupying official buildings over the last six days in an attempt to shut down the government and they belief the prime minister is being controlled by her brother, the former prime minister who was ousted in 2006. and protesters early entered the company of the thai royal army and left peacefully and we have an update from inside the army compound. >> reporter: a thousand protesters entered in bangkok and did not storm the gates, the gates were open for them and the yellow spirits and protesters have a relationship and allowed in. the main purpose they came in
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here to deliver a letter to the secretary general of the army asking one question are you with us or are you with the prime minister's government. they stayed in here for about an hour and asked and politely asked to leave and they came in and did what they wanted to do and there are a couple protesters around bangkok and the u.s. embassy and the ruling party headquarters will be out in front of there but not spending much time here anymore and not spending the time overnight here, again the army official has asked them to leave but are staging in other parts of the city this day. >> reporter: and we have a new chief in pakistan and the most powerful job in the companiry and handed over the charge at a ceremony in the city of ral pindy on friday and he took over
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from someone who retired. the biggest challenge facing the army chief is the threat from within in the north and groups like the tall taliban and others attack forces and continued u.s. drone attacks in the northwest causing strange ties with america. attacks on the western border with afghanistan is another challenge. and things are expected to get worse after u.s. troops pull out next year. there is the traditional rivalry with nuclear armed india on the eastern border but it continues. and shareese took charge at the headquarters of the pakistan army and 400 kilometers to the northwest is the valley where the armed forces ball battled in 2009 so let's talk about
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this. what do people there make of the general's legacy? >> well, people obviously remember the military operation because these were people who were displaced, over two million of them, and then it was a military operation that forced the leader of the taliban to escape across the border into pakistan and people remember those times that they were tormenting times and they would be of course some apprehension and primarily because he is also the leader and the chief of the taliban in pakistan and said to have still considerable support and he has hundreds of fighters with him so he will be trying to make a come back because this is an area that he controlled once
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upon a time. despite the fact the military has made gains they did not call to talk to the people on the streets and they are tight lipped and obviously worried. >> when you have been talking to people and you say they are worried what do they want to see romney the new man at the helm of the army? >> well, they would expect the new chief of the army staff to continue to maintain law an order in this particular region of swat and interesting and since he is the chief of pakistan the number two man is now from swabee which is not very far away. so there are fears that even though the military of course will be trying to consolidate the gains the military also has several other challenges and have been under national pressure that the military would
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go under offensive and guarantying the peace is going to be the biggest challenge for the new military chief. >> thanks indeed for that. china sent military planes through the newly-declared defense zone over the east china sea, they flew through the disputed air space on thursday and japan, south korea and the united states and beijing has tensions as with the contested islands. they are watching north korea which it believes is test running a nuclear reactor, the u.n. agency says steam has been seen coming out from the nuclear facility and the plant has been out of operation for years. in 2008 north korea destroyed the cooling towers because of diplomatics with the neighbors.
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growing stress between the korea has a peace pact under peace park under threat. the park would straddle the north and south border and have significant cooperation between the two sides which are still technically at war. in order for that to go ahead and harry has more on the north/south korean border. >> reporter: a few hundred meters south of the world's heavy military zone is a restricted area outside of the de-military zone and it's the key selling point for the family so called dmz apples. but if south korea president has her way this region will be famous for the produce in proximity to north korea.
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>> translator: if we can have a peace pack here that would be great. it's hard for people to come here because we are in a restricted military zone and it would be great for us. >> reporter: this area at the western end of the border is understood to be one of three possible gate ways to an intriguing project, north/south peace park inside the zone requiring significant corporation between two nations still technically at war. south korea's president of the appeal of the plan is obvious and it would be a tangible achievement of a policy, legacy to leave at the end of the term and at this stage the peace park is very much under threat. the president announced the idea in may during the visit to the united states and she seeks to decouple issues like north korea's nuclear program for opportunities to cooperate elsewhere but neither side is used to giving something for nothing and the government said relations would have to improve
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before progress on the peace park. >> translator: we are not in that situation at the moment. we are under taking various reviews concerning the park and we are engaging in preparation in order to induce international cooperation for that development to take place. >> reporter: policel scientists kim has studied successive times to try. >> translator: there was never a time when it lead to piece and has led the other way around so if it happens at all it would be unprecedented. >> reporter: the village where the farmers live and with the well to do streets was itself the product of 1970s propaganda, a show of prosperus and it is transferring this to the border will be a painstaking task just
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getting an agreement in principle officials say would likely be the work of several years, harry faucet with al jazeera in the village in south korea. >> reporter: more to come in the news hour including trial opens for the two men accused of stabbing a british soldier to death earlier this year, we are live in london. plus a bit coin mess, meet the man who accidentally threw millions of dollars away in a careless mistake and in sports a video of the train collapse at one over brazil's world cup stadiums. ♪ now protests are expected across egypt despite a law banning demonstrations, it's the first weekend since the new rule that makes it illegal to broadcast without permission. the mother of a girl who is
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jailed for protesting in alexandria said the women have been treated very unfairly. >> translator: when we heard the verdict yesterday this verdict was very shocking, very tough, very unjust. my daughter was telling me today from prison, mom, i'm 19 years old, after 11 years when i get out of prison i'll be 30 years old, you can't imagine how much hurt hearing those words caused me. >> reporter: and sharif is a middle east analyst and joins us from london and welcome to the program and we are expecting more protests in egypt today after friday pairs and these are the first since the new antiprotest law has come into effect, what are you expecting? >> well, i mean, i expect the level of defiance against this law. there has been a great deal of concern and unrest ever since it was proposed but since the law was -- has been implemented
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there have already been protests have been broken up and protesters put in jail facing extremely stiff sentences and there are allegations of violence, even sexual assault against the protesters and it's happening and happening before today and i think it will escalate. >> reporter: and the new law grants the police more power but it also seems to have galvanized the more secular and more liberal groups against the military. could this back fire on the government? could it widen the opposition against it? >> absolutely. i mean, this is of great concern to all egyptians and it's already being used against people who are not supporters of mohamed morsi. and it will effect anyone who wants to protest about anything to do with corruption or the economy or anything. this effects all egyptians and it is gl - galvanizing and this
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is any democracy people can protest and this is denied with a raft of other rights that people enjoy under democracies and yet the interim authorities are saying this law is supposed to safeguard the rights of protesters, it's absolutely absurd and will back fire a huge deal and create a wide backlash against the very justified perception that it's a police state. >> and that is an illustration as you say moving away from democracy and toward a police state and showed by the arrest of women and girls as young as 15 facing heavy prison sentences and does seem to be a sign that the interim governor is becoming bolder and more harsh in it's responses towards protesters. >> i mean, this is just the latest of many developments and signs that the interim
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authorities are absolutely intolerant to any decent whatsoever, whoever it comes from and whatever it's about and we have seen this in the removal of the air waves and tv show for criticizing the military and seen it in the victimization because he condemned the break up of citizens. there have been many developments showing that the dissent of any nature is not tolerated. >> reporter: it's hard for the u.s. to turn a blind eye to that, doesn't it? >> well, the u.s. is now hated by both sides in egypt. egypt is very polarized and both sides of the spectrum if you will in egypt are convinced the u.s. is on the other side and i think u.s. policy has been really bumbled by young decisions from the start and it's on the fence but only
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gained the opposition of both sides because of that and because of perceptions that it's involved on the other side. i think the u.s. is looking increasingly relevant in egypt and what is happening is on the ground and being -- taking place by egyptians and among egyptians. >> thank you very much indeed for speaking with us. we are speaking live from london. time to get the weather now and we will start with the u.s. >> thanks very much. fine and dry weather across the united states at the moment and looks like a good holiday weekend and there is little on the satellite picture and what we have is thin, you see that across northern parts of the u.s. pushing into canada, some mist and low cloud and a little fog of course. the winds are light at the moment. high pressure very much in charge. this time of year the sun doesn't have much strength so what low cloud we have will take
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some shifting through the course of the day. but there will be a break around the middle part of the day and early afternoon before it does so and talking watery sunshine. it will be cold but it is at least dry. fabulous shopping day friday and temperatures in new york 4 degrees celsius and 6 for dc and the clouds won't be much of rain or sleet coming through. the clouds are thicker further west with snowy weather making its way across saschatuan and snow in western canada saturday and the snow goes to ontario but the u.s. is looking good. >> thanks indeed for that. well, black friday is the biggest shopping day of the year in the u.s. and some workers from retail giant walmart are
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set to take advantage and john reports from ohio. >> as walmart racks up the biggest sales of the year on black friday linda is punching out and protesting. her complaints and those of the protesting workers who call themselves our walmart are simple. >> pay retaliation and getting workers that are fired for standing up for themselves back to work. >> reporter: she wears this shirt at 2:00 a.m. lunch hour and joined in a strike last year that got some of her employees operating without union protection fired. they are asking $25,000 a year, just under what she earns after eight years working over nights. >> they are if a position that they can assist and help the workers have a better life and i believe that they are not concerned with that. they are more concerned with how much the company can make within a year. >> so they can pay the workers more, they just don't. >> right. >> reporter: walmart, the word's largest private employee employer had sales of $443
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billion last year and ceo earned over $20 million. the company's annual meeting in june rated hollywood for surprise guests. >> the more i learned about more you do i'm inspired by what you all create every day. >> reporter: in canton, ohio this collection box prompted outrage asking colleagues to collect money for needy employees who cannot afford dinner on thanksgiving. what happened in canton is the latest between walmart and some of its employees, a dispute that is only likely to intensify as the holiday shopping season wears on. in a statement a company spokeswoman told us this is the busiest time of year and black friday is the superbowl of retail and, walmart is going to win and delivering to customers would not be possible without our assys, they are a critical part of our success all year long especially during the
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holiday season. the company is running an advertising campaign to sell the public a different image of walmart. >> when people look at me. >> i hope they see someone building a better life. >> living better, that's the real walmart. >> reporter: the real walmart launched sales earlier than ever this year on thursday night. >> logo is safe money, live better and workers should live better. >> reporter: when the black friday sales are all tallied walmart hopes for a new record and linda will take home $13.25 an hour and al jazeera canton, ohio. >> now, despite the cold weather new crane people are still protesting, they are trying to push the president to move their country closer to the european union, they are angry that victor decided to shelf an agreement to integrate with eu in favor of close ties with russia and they are attending a summit with leaders in
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lithawania and we are in the capitol with the eu summit to wind up later in the day and david is here and, david, clearly there is huge protests there ever sense victor said he didn't want to sign this association agreement. >> yes, now we have seen that he has turned his back on europe and the protests will continue even when he returns but what is marking out today is not only the rallies you can see behind me in independent square it's them on the march. they are being bussed in from all over the east of ukraine and they are filing into independence square a few hundred yards from european square, a few hundred yards where i am at the moment. it's very clear they are being bussed in and subdued and regimented and not like the crowd behind me which is
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students and when i asked some of them what they thought about this decision they said we have no idea, we don't know and they are getting paid $18 a day for expenses just to come here and show support and we can see what is going on there and i was talking to one of the opposition politicians and i said to him what is the tactic now and he said alarmingly because of so many protests really building up steam over the weekend when he gets back he thinks that there will be some attempt to provoke the crisis, provoke the police to move in and then he will clamp down on all the protests here in kiave and look to the presidential elections in 2015 because many people say that is exactly why he turned his back on europe and doesn't want to release the former prime minister from prison because she would threaten his reelection as president. so the course from now is going to be a political course that is
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steered very carefully but the president and it all depends on how much this protest can build up, how much pressure they can put on the government about this decision which they find an appalling betrayal of so many years of negotiation. >> david, thanks for that, and we will go where the eu meeting is taking place and ukraine caught in a tug of war between eu on one side and russia on the other, doesn't look like that as yags agreement -- association agreement is not going to get signed. >> it's not getting signed here and not now because this meeting is over. the final press conference i can tell you is shortly to get underway. it's been called two hours early even as i speak to you, leaders delegations are leaving the summit. they thought signed up during the course of the morning georgia and over to the eu eastern partnership, two of six
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countries they are hoping to get in and having lost they will feel the big prize ukraine after six years of negotiations that there isn't anything more to talk about here. they will have listened to the president, he did come to explain publically and explain to them rather his public reasons for turning his back on the deal and told them he felt he had no choice and what the eu was offering was not enough to compensate for what russia was threatening to take away if they went ahead with the deal and like david said rebuffed the eu central condition to release the opposition leader and former prime minister from jail. so what happens next, shirley? they have not given up the eu and say the deal is still on the table and there is another eu summit in march and maybe they can come up with something then but there is a tug of war and
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one that russia seems to be winning and protesters on the streets of ukraine are determined to resist. >> thanks for that. coming up, here on the program. >> i have four children and beautiful wife and i want them to walk free in their own land. >> reporter: movie on the life of nelson mandela opens in south africa and we will have reaction and golf wizard of oz moves closer to an australian record and we will have details in sport. ♪
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♪ welcome back, i have the top stories on al jazeera, the u.n. said hundreds of thousands of syrian children are at risk of missing out on education, children as young as 7 have to work to provide for their families. more than a thousand demonstrators entered the headquarters in bangkok, an army spokesman told al jazeera they were allowed to go in without force. the protesters say they want leaders to take a stand in the country's politics. the general has taken over as the new army chief in pakistan, a position some people consider the most powerful in the country and he was handed the charge in a ceremony in indy. and nigeria declared six month extension of state of emergency when troops are fighting and the
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states were placed under emergency rule last may for six months and residents in the regions are furious about the extension and we have a report. >> a business in yola has been ruined by the extension of a state of emergency. they used to sell cows a day and now he sells 2-3. >> translator: the state of emergency has not improved anything for us and seriously damaged our economic status and brought about a lot of financial hardship. >> reporter: many cattle sellers agree and say there were few attacks before the state of emergency and virtually none since. there is little fighting between the nigeria and militants and it has been devastating. >> reporter: the presence in the state has some -- adding a lot of pains on the people but a
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declaration of curfew on the state. socially, people's freedom to move around has been restricted. >> reporter: and phone lines were cutoff for months. many people feel it is peaceful for the state of emergency to be lifted but it could be extended again if the military is still operating here. most of the violence has taken place in the two other neighboring states where a state of emergency has been imposed. nigeria's who offendered extension said they have considerable good but there are problems between the state governor and the president. >> translator: and they are real close to the president, who are opposing what we are doing
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here. >> reporter: the president denies such allegations. they killed thousands since 2009 with strict law imposed but they are not concerned what note v - motivated it but want it lifted and because they are so close that is not likely to happen soon. al jazeera, yola. >> reporter: 54 people accused of treason have been released in zambia but not acquitted and could be arrested again and they are pushing for succession of one of the country's region and the monarchy signed a treaty in 64 for the western region and join an independent zambia and autonomy was never honored and we are live and tanya we were
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expecting a trial to happen. what happened? >> well, the trial wouldn't have started until the matter was defers to the high court and they were formally charged. what we are expecting is that some of them would be released. that was the defense lawyers opposition as i spoke to him on his way into court. however, it came to really everyone's surprise that all 54 of those facing treason or accusations has been released this morning and they were joyous scenes at the court as you can imagine but the magistrate did warn this is not an acquitting and the charges have not been withdrawn and not on bail and could be rearrested and faced charges at any point in the future if they step out of line so to speak and because of the warning they were not keen to talk about their views as they left court. what we do know is that they are really very unlikely to have changed. this will be seen as a small
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victory for them and we know the government's position won't change either. they are not negotiating any separation. the government says if it were to grant independence to any one providence then it might risk the possibility that other provinces might seek the same thing. >> reporter: so this claim for independence, is this a serious claim and is it ever likely to happen? >> look, they believe it's very serious and if you go to the western province which is the new name really everyone i spoke to there is in favor of separation. they say that they have been promised, made lots of promises by presidents in the past that they will look at resolving this issue for them and nobody has really come through for them. they say the presidents come and want votes and want the power, they just get ignored. they feel like there is not enough in the province and it
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helps fuel and drive this argument for separation. for example last year the leaders have brought to them and got together and decided unanimously they would seek separation so this is a universal feeling almost in western province but it has to say that outside of western province supporters here, the wider general population doesn't support this idea at all. >> reporter: thanks for that tanya page there. it's 15 years since film producers first gained the rights to make a movie out of nelson mandela's biography, long walk to freedom and goes through the life from childhood and election as the first black president and we report. >> the school girls in south africa were born after apartheid ended and watched the movie long walk to freedom and based on
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nelson mandela's biography. >> and you think that violence is happening today and it's horrible and conflict and horrible things going and. >> i don't think there will officer be world peace around the world. it's too much wars and civil wars and fighting and violence. >> it's depressing in a way the movie. >> it was very sad. the scenes from the fighting is really emotional and sometimes you will cry. [chanting] this is your final warning. >> not breaking any laws. >> reporter: the movie is an emotional and sometimes violent journey through the struggles in white minority rule and the actor plays mandela and producers say making the movie was a long and intense journey. for others the story is an
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eye-opening experience. >> it really showed what it is like for people who weren't white in south africa. it was absolutely portrayed and how much nelson lost so that everybody could be free. it was an supurb movie. >> it's difficult to see who had this fame, the best thing he can be is released as a gift and tell other people. >> reporter: nelson mandela is a huge part of people's lives here but the former president is 95 years old and seriously ill. those who live through apartheid will never forget his achievements and hope this will remind the troubled world that courage and tolerance can bring a peaceful end to bitter divisions, al jazeera, cape town. >> reporter: two men accused of
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stabbing a british soldier to death in london arrived in court and charged of murdering lee rigby in may and was walking back to the barracks in london when he was attacked and the trial will last to christmas or early january. and tim friend is from london and tim this is an extremely high-profile case. it's likely to raise strong emotions and so much so that the judge has been taking extra care in selecting jurors. >> yes, he has, indeed. and precisely the region you mentioned this case has raised strong emotions here. he was keen to put to the jury several questions. one was have you been or ever been near a terrorist incident as he put it. do you or are you a member of the police force or the armed forces or do you have close relatives who might be. and perhaps, most importantly,
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he asked them do you hold strong religious or political views that might interview with an impartial assessment of this case. he was also at pains to point out to the jury that they should base their judgments purely on what they hear in court. in other words, they should not go away at the end of the day and research this case or base any judgments on what they may hear from other sources. so that was the message from the judge. the defendants have now been brought into court. this is the latest we are getting. and the charges have been put to them. they are accused of murder and conspiracy of murder and attempted murder of police officer whose arrived at the scene following this attack and just briefly to outline what happened in may, lee rigby was coming back from working on the
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recruitment arm of the regimend and he was knocked down by a car and the two men are accused of making stab wounds on him and michael is 28 and another michael who is 22 and both deny all the charges and asked to be referred to in court by their adopted islamic names and as you say the case is expected to last at least until the end of the year. >> reporter: tim, thanks very much indeed for the update and tim friend in london there. have you thrown something up by mistake? it's easy to do but a british manmade a costly error than most of us and he threw away a hard drive containing $7 million of currency of bit coin and simon explains. >> somewhere under the rubbish
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lies $7.5 million of bit coins on a computer hard drive belonging to this man, james howell through it out by mistake and we have done something like it but not quite. >> i was devastated when i realized what i done and oh, my god. >> reporter: he minded them on the computer in 2009 and that is the process of generating bit coins and he sort of forgot about them and since then their value has gone up. >> what is bit coin? >> on thursday it hit $1,000 a coin, james howell had 7.5,000 of them but the key of which they were worthless, that is right, on the hard drive. >> from the very first time i came across bit coin i knew it was going to be a good investment and knew it was going to be the next big thing.
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i mean, devastating really. >> reporter: it was considered the play thing of computer experts and had a slightly shady image but more and more companies are accepting it and a u.s. congressional said they do have a legitimate role and only makes his moment of absent mindedness all the more embarrassing and expensive and simon mc-greger with al jazeera in london. >> we will have a report on rhino poaching in kenya and the sport including. >> i'm lee welding in the city north of england and they are unhappy and i'll explain why. ♪
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♪ welcome back, let's get to sport now. >> thank you very much. this week's fatal collapse at the stadium has increased pressure on brazil authorities already struggling to have venues ahead of next year's world cup. the completion of the stadium is due to host the opening ceremony has been pushed back until at least february and video footage has emerged from wednesday's incident which saw a crane collapse over part of the stadium killing two people. preliminary investigation has indicated that the damage was confined to a concourse area and not stands which would have taken longer to repair and construction has been halted until at least monday with initial completion deadline of
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december 31, put back by fifa. and french person who was stranded in qatar for almost two years said action against his former club is far from over and he was in paris on thursday having been granted a visa and required to leave the gulf state and they filed a complaint in 2012 over unpaid wages. and the manager said he wouldn't be granted an exit permit unless he dropped the case and french embassy said they worked intensively with quatar to resolve the dispute. >> translator: i shouted for months to be heard and i'm hurt and i will meet with my lawyer and they will pay, they will pay a lot. >> reporter: two men are to appear in uk court on friday accused of fixing an english
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football matchers and they won and charged with conspiracy to defraud and there are to of seven people who have been arrested by the national crime agency accused of being part of an illegal part and this is across the uk. and they detain 120 supporters after violence broke out in warsaw and it was ahead of the italian team match and fans thrown bottles and stones at police and they tried to win 2-0. and as long as we have a chance despite 1-0 loss, they conceded a late equalizer but still progressed and beat 1-0 and both teams go through and one group k
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after winning the fifth european match in a row and spurs face united on sunday. >> yeah, i think in preparation on sunday was important to win this one. sunday is a different story. but mentally this will give us the confidence to get involved with the ball and we had a passing game and attacking situation and i was extremely happy in general with what we did here today. >> reporter: and people from the english city have lots to be proud of at the moment and the city is uk city of culture and the football team is playing in the english league but the club's fans are angry that the owner wants to change their culture. the name they had over a century and al jazeera's lee welling reports. >> reporter: the history and traditions in the northeast of
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england have been recognized but fans of the city's football club are far from happy. after over a century as the city afc the owner wants the club to be renamed hold tigers and despite protests he is not backing down. >> the name and more powerful the impact on the market. twitter, google, they are one word. with the club there was no reason for me to shorten the name. only when you go premier league that is your best chance to go global and generate income. >> reporter: and fans were unhappy when their owner changed from blue to red to appeal to fans in asia but what is in a name and they nicknamed the tigers but to use an animal name is unacceptable to them. >> and football in europe they
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attach to history and heritage it comes from. you don't get animal team nicknames in english football and not in italy or germany. >> a lot of people will fight tooth and nail to protect it because they feel that is what the city is built on, history and tradition. >> reporter: after leaving egypt in the 60s because of opposition to the regime he lived here for 40 years and has the biggest generator business in the uk and the millions he put in the football club is part of giving back to the community but the community has to understand he is running it as a business. >> whatever provides the money to continue the foot work and without money there is no foot work and there is no name. >> reporter: what manager steve bruce want it called is a premier league club and maintaining status is their job whether or not the club can
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preserve the current name. what will it be called when the city is celebrating the culture being honored in the year 2017? the football association told me they have not officially got a name to change it to tigers and they will not change the name, it will change the culture of english football. >> and lee wellings has a blog about this and head to our website al jazeera.com/sport. argentina will face brazil in the final of the americana and this is the second leg of the semi final in paraguay and 4-2 victory and this is like the european league and the final will be played next thursday. adam scott is challenged by
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mccalry of the australian open and scott is going for the fourth title and many weeks down under and he shot record in the opening round and followed up with to under par, 70 on wet conditions on friday and two stroke lead over mccalroy and the number six stopped into contention with 7 under 65. the raining olympic down hill champion lindsey vaun returned since the crash of last week and she is fit for the sochi games in just over two month's time and snow boarding champion chin has battled her own injuries but insists she will be ready and russ has more. >> with all kinds of tricks and aerial displays snow boarding is one of the most popular sports on the global and united states is the greatest on planet earth
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and they have a chance of meddling in the half pipe is snow boarding legend blyer and third in the world and making a third olympic appearance. >> this will be my fourth olympic qualifying experience and hopefully my third olympic. i had the best case and worst case scenarios. >> reporter: in 2006 winter olympics she hit of what was a stellar career by winning a silver metal and in 2012 practicing a double back flip she over rotated and hit herself in the face and making this journey back almost impossible. >> shattered my eye socket and broke my nose and got a concussion. it's a journey and what we learn along the way and ups and downs and obstacles and triumphs is amazing. you learn a lot, a lot of good life lessons so keeping all that in perspective. >> reporter: she has a great chance to get back on the podium
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in sochi, russia. >> as an athlete i work harder. i had to take a step back and accept where i was and not compare myself to where i was the year before because it was kind of a different version of myself. and i had to just kind of start over again. >> reporter: al jazeera. >> that is it. >> thanks for that. see you a little later on. and across egypt to bring you live pictures coming from the streets of egypt where protesters have taken to the streets after friday and several cities including cairo and these are the first protests since the government introduced a tough new law giving more power to police and these demonstrators demonstrating against the interim government. now poachers killed around 17 rhinos in kenya last year, that figure from the world while life fun is 10% of the country's
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rhino population and they have not prevented the illegal trade to countries across asia and beyond and we report. >> flying low over lake nakuru park in kenya rangers are tracking the herd and want a clean shot with a tranquilizer gun. they are relocating three males for breeding in another national park. it's part of an antipoaching program with the world wildlife fund and kenya's rhinos are being killed at an astonishing rate. >> in one year we lost 20 rhinos in this country which is a significant population because that is about 10% of the population we have in this country. >> reporter: this animal which can weigh up to 3.5 tons can
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live up to 50 years. rangers saw off the horns and can grow 3" in a year and the horn is wanted across asia because of the medicine qualities, illegal traders can get $90,000 a kilo and chips are inserted under the animal's skin and horn and hope high-tech tracking will protect the rhinos in kenya and beyond. >> the plan is any is intercepted will be able to traces to the animal that it came from and it leads you to where it comes from. and we know this problem is happening all of africa and particularly south africa and kenya and libya and zimbobwai. >> reporter: the tranquilizers wear off as they put it in the container to a journey to
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another national park. the wildlife fund says there are 20,000 white rhinos across africa and protection programs like these it seems are succeeding. but it's three of the four other species and species are in danger and they say poaching methods are evolving and demand from illegal markets from asia and elsewhere is on the rise and al jazeera and charles stratford. >> after 5:5 million year journey the comet of the century is no more. it disintegrated by the sun and 1.2 kilometers by the sun and doesn't sound like it was close but hoping it was light up the sky. that is it from the news hour team for now, thanks for
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